Gladys Kudzaishe
Currently reviewing Ph.D. applicants

    Gladys Kudzaishe Hlatywayo is a civil society activist and leader from Zimbabwe. She has more than ten years’ experience in Zimbabwean civil society and began her activism as a student leader at University of Zimbabwe before joining Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition, a local coalition advocating for a democratic Zimbabwe. She has also worked for Casals and Associates, a USAID contracted grant making company that was working with civil society in efforts to further the democratization process in Zimbabwe. Currently, she is the Executive Director of Zimbabwe Civic Education Trust, an organization that focuses on education for rights, peace and development. During her fellowship, she intends to broaden her horizons of knowledge and leadership skills on policy discourse so as to better position herself in providing thought leadership to her country. Upon her return, she intends to set up a think tank within her current organization, which focuses on providing policy alternatives in the field of peace building and transitional justice and conducting policy advocacy for the same alternative policies to gain traction.